I was talking to Mom tonight. She has trouble finding words sometimes. She made a comment, referring to her difficulty finding words.
"I'm not that perspicacious, I guess."
"Now THERE'S a word, Mom. What's it mean?"
"Oh I don't know."
I looked it up.
having a ready insight into and understanding of things.
"it offers quite a few facts to the perspicacious reporter"
|synonyms:||discerning, shrewd, perceptive, astute, penetrating, observant, percipient, sharp-witted, sharp, smart, alert, clear-sighted, farsighted, acute, clever, canny, intelligent, insightful, wise, sage, sensitive, intuitive, understanding, aware, discriminating;|
Nice word. Turns out, she did know, after all.